Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 22/10/10

The GFC saw the role of market regulator taken from the ASX and awarded to ASIC, who has since set up a team to address market manipulation. The question is will ASIC, who is famous for not having enough resources, be able to change what has been common practice for decades? I suspect it is  […read more]

Learning to trade: Why Most Traders Fail

Many people want to learn to share trade or get stock market tips, so far as to learn how to invest or trade the share market successfully. In an effort to educate people on what is required to learn how to trade shares or become a full time share trader I have created. Many share  […read more]

Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 8/10/10

Everyone is talking up whether our dollar will reach parity with the US. In my opinion, the Australian dollar will not only reach parity but move to between $1.10 and $1.20 over the next 6 to 12 months. The main reason is that the US economy continues to remain in bad shape, although that said  […read more]

Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 1/10/10

According to the Investment Trends First Half 2010 Online Broking Report, 50,000 Australians have moved to online trading in the past year This takes the number of Australians now trading online to a record high of 650,000, and it is not surprising that Commsec is the online broker of choice, holding just over half of  […read more]

Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 24/9/10

Share market floats, also known as IPOs, are back in the spotlight again with the launch of the QR National by the Queensland government. This float will be the biggest since Telstra T3 was spun off in 2006 and the question being asked is will this one go down the same path?   Given that  […read more]

Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 17/9/10

Once again ASIC stated this week that trading Contracts for Difference (CFDs) was like gambling at the races, and as a consequence they were working at tightening the regulations for providers in the wake of the Sonray collapse. In my opinion, however, CFD trading is no more dangerous than trading options, warrants or futures, yet  […read more]